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1  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. Chapter 20, Online Career Services Outline 20.1Introduction 20.2Resources for the Job Seeker 20.3Online Opportunities for Employers 20.3.1Posting Jobs Online 20.3.2Problems with Recruiting on the Web 20.3.3Diversity in the Workplace 20.3.4Recruiting Services 20.3.5Testing Potential Employees Online 20.4Online Career Sites 20.4.1Comprehensive Career Sites 20.4.2Technical Positions 20.4.3Contracting Online 20.4.4Executive Positions 20.4.5Students and Young Professionals 20.4.6 Other Online Career Services

2  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.1 Introduction Large, comprehensive job sites Interest-specific job sites Online recruiting services streamline the hiring process Allow job seekers to concentrate their energies in careers that are of interest to them Entry-level positions –Positions commonly sought by individuals who are entering a specific field or the job market for the first time

3  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.2 Resources for the Job Seeker Reduces the amount of time spent applying for a position Job seekers can request a specific position in a specific industry through a search engine Intelligent agents –Designed by the job seeker to find positions that match their requirements Resume submission and storage Employment networks –Vault.comVault.com –Wetfeet.comWetfeet.com

4  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.2 Resources for the Job Seeker The Monster.com home page. (Courtesy of Monster.com.)

5  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.3 Online Opportunities for Employers Potentially large pool of applicants Cost of posting Maintaining human-to-human contact in addition to online recruiting efforts Increasing office diversity Enhancing the corporate culture

6  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.3 Online Opportunities for Employers FlipDog.com job search. (Courtesy of FlipDog.com )

7  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.3.1 Posting Jobs Online Requires careful planning Fee-based postings –$100-$200 –Postings typically remain on the Web site for 30–60 days –Be careful to post to sites that are most likely to be visited by eligible candidates Consider the vast number of postings already on the Web Define what makes your position unique

8  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.3.1 Posting Jobs Online Online career sites –Monster.comMonster.com –JobFind.comJobFind.com –HotJobs.comHotJobs.com –CareerPath.comCareerPath.com –America’s Job BankAmerica’s Job Bank –CareerWebCareerWeb –Jobs.comJobs.com –Career.comCareer.com

9  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.3.2 Problems with Recruiting on the Web Resume filtering software –Scans a pool of resumes for keywords that match the job description –Increases the number of resumes that receive some attention –Might overlook someone with similar skills to those listed in the job description –Digital transmissions can also create problems as certain software platforms are not always acceptable by the recruiting software –Confidentiality is an issue for job seekers

10  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.3.3 Diversity in the Workplace Corporate culture –Responsibilities, employees, schedules, deadlines and projects that contribute to the working environment Enhances creativity and enthusiasm Demographic-specific career sites – Blackvoices.com Blackvoices.com – Hirediversity.com Hirediversity.com –The Diversity DirectoryThe Diversity Directory – BilingualJobs.com BilingualJobs.com

11  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.3.3 Diversity in the Workplace Career opportunities at BlackVoices. (Courtesy of BlackVoices.com.)

12  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.3.4 Recruiting Services Match individuals to positions Time saving Making the best match possible Recruiting services and software –Advantage Hiring, Inc.Advantage Hiring, Inc – Recruitsoft.com Recruitsoft.com – Peoplescape.com Peoplescape.com – SkillsVillage.com SkillsVillage.com – Hire.com Hire.com – MorganWorks.com MorganWorks.com – Futurestep.com Futurestep.com

13  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.3.4 Recruiting Services Advantage Hiring, Inc.’s Net-Interview™ service. (Courtesy of Advantage Hiring, Inc.)

14  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.3.5 Testing Potential Employees Online Decision making, problem solving and personality Reduce the cost of in-house testing and to make the interview process more effective eTest –Skills assessment –Tips for interviewing the candidate Career placement exercises

15  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.4.1 Comprehensive Career Sites Comprehensive career sites – Monster.com Monster.com – JobsOnline.com JobsOnline.com – HotJobs.com HotJobs.com – Jobtrak.com Jobtrak.com – Headhunter.net Headhunter.net –CruelWorldCruelWorld

16  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.4.1 Comprehensive Career Sites Cruel World online career services. (Courtesy of Cruel World, Inc.)

17  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.4.2 Technical Positions Technical positions –Technical positions are among the most widely available –Limited job loyalty and high turnover rates – Dice.com Dice.com – JustComputerJobs.com JustComputerJobs.com – HireAbility.com HireAbility.com – Bid4Geeks.com Bid4Geeks.com – HotDispatch.com HotDispatch.com

18  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.4.3 Contracting Online Allows businesses to post positions for which they want to hire outside resources, and individuals can identify projects that best suit their interests, schedules and skills on a project-by-project basis Contracting sites –Guru.comGuru.com –Monster.com’s Talent MarketMonster.com’s Talent Market –eLance.comeLance.com –FreeAgentFreeAgent –eWork ExchangeeWork Exchange – MBAFreeAgent.com MBAFreeAgent.com

19  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.4.3 Contracting Online eLance.com request for proposal (RFP) example. (Courtesy of eLance, Inc.)

20  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.4.4 Executive Positions Extensive process Must exercise a higher level of caution Requires more specific criteria Executive sites –SixFigureJobsSixFigureJobs –Execunet.comExecunet.com –Monster.com ’s ChiefMonsterMonster.com ’s ChiefMonster –Nationjob.comNationjob.com

21  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.4.5 Students and Young Professionals Individuals still in school and seeking internships, college graduates and young professionals Review previous intern experiences Matching positions to college or university major Young professional Web sites – Experience.com Experience.com – Internshipprograms.com Internshipprograms.com –The Princeton ReviewThe Princeton Review – Campuscareercenter.com Campuscareercenter.com – Brassringcampus.com Brassringcampus.com – Collegegrads.com Collegegrads.com

22  2001 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 20.4.6 Other Online Career Services Resume design Calculating relocation expenses Calculating expected income –Salary.comSalary.com Career matching services –CareerPower.comCareerPower.com Interviewing techniques and training


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